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New high school reaches halfway point

New high school reaches halfway point

New high school to be open in January of 2016

Posted 6/02/15 (Tue)read more »

Watford musician releases new album

Watford City-based singer/songwriter and Nashville recording artist Jessie Veeder kicked off the celebration of the release of her fourth original studio album Northern Lights.

Posted 5/26/15 (Tue)read more »

Police thwart possible kidnapping

56-year-old man arrested on two counts, including felony

Posted 5/26/15 (Tue)read more »

City breaks ground on $83 million Events Center

City breaks ground on $83 million Events Center

What started out as a dream two years ago to have an Events Center in Watford City that would fill the indoor recreation and convention needs of this rapidly growing community is becoming a reality.

Posted 5/26/15 (Tue)read more »

Garmann earns Bronze Star, Purple Heart in Korean War

Garmann earns Bronze Star, Purple Heart in Korean War

Dale Garmann was not yet 17 years old when the Korean War began on June 25, 1950. And he was just barely 18 years old when he chose to enlist into the U.S. Army.

Posted 5/19/15 (Tue)read more »

Oil production up in March

Oil production up in March

State expects to see surge in production in June

Posted 5/19/15 (Tue)read more »

Watford’s taxable sales top $283 million in 2014

McKenzie County’s taxable sales show 39.44 percent growth from 2013

Posted 5/19/15 (Tue)read more »

City okays $9.5 million Roughrider grant for healthcare

City okays $9.5 million Roughrider grant for healthcare

Grant clears the way for healthcare system to break ground for new replacement facility

Posted 5/19/15 (Tue)read more »

Developers of man camps accused of running Ponzi scheme

Developers of man camps accused of running Ponzi scheme

Scheme bilked $62 million from 980 investors from 66 countries

Posted 5/12/15 (Tue)read more »

‘Smarter Balanced’ testing has problems

‘Smarter Balanced’ testing has problems

Task force formed to look at state’s new statewide online assessment tests

Posted 5/12/15 (Tue)read more »

Watford man charged with attempting to strangle his wife

Norfleet faces two felony charges

Posted 5/12/15 (Tue)read more »

County plans major rural water expansion

From building new roads to landfill expansion, McKenzie County plans to spend millions on improvements

Posted 5/05/15 (Tue)read more »

Police investigate American Legion Club burglary

Suspects took undisclosed amount of cash from the bar’s register and safe

Posted 5/05/15 (Tue)read more »

Residents’ credit/debit card information stolen

Watford City residents need to be extra cautious when handing over their credit/debit cards for payment of services because a rash of credit/debit cards’ information has recently been stolen in the local area, affecting a large amount of victims in recent days.

Posted 5/05/15 (Tue)read more »

City’s Parks & Recreation grows to meet demands

City’s Parks & Recreation grows to meet demands

Watford City’s Youth Soccer Program sees growth from 88 kids two years ago to record-breaking 220 this year

Posted 5/05/15 (Tue)read more »

Legislature provides help for the patch

Passage of HB1377 will provide city, county with funding from state Strategic Investment and Improvements Fund

Posted 4/28/15 (Tue)read more »

Combined Auditor/Treasurer’s office becomes effective May 1

Combined Auditor/Treasurer’s office becomes effective May 1

Svihovec appointed to lead combined departments

Posted 4/28/15 (Tue)read more »

Watford plans four big road projects with surge money

City to use $32 million in surge funding to build roads

Posted 4/28/15 (Tue)read more »

Radioactive material discovered in dumpster at county landfill

Businesses asked to monitor for illegal dumping

Posted 4/28/15 (Tue)read more »

Oil production continues to decline

Oil production continues to decline

North Dakota sees two consecutive months of lower oil production

Posted 4/21/15 (Tue)read more »